Donald Macleod explains how overwork and frustration were leading Bruckner towards a breakdown. However, his life was about to turn a corner and take him to Vienna.
Overwork and frustration were fast making life in the city of Linz intolerable for Bruckner. Even so, the hesitant composer had to be coaxed and cajoled into taking the next big leap in his career that would take him to Vienna, one of the great musical centres of the world. Presented by Donald Macleod.